Jerome Harris

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Not to be confused with Jerome Harrison.

Jerome Harris is an American jazz musician specializing in electric and acoustic bass guitar, electric guitar, voice, and occasionally lap steel and small percussion.

He came to prominence in 1978 playing bass guitar and guitar with tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, with whom he would perform and record intermittently until the mid-1990s. Harris went on to work with drummers Jack DeJohnette, Paul Motian, Bob Moses and Bobby Previte, clarinetist David Krakauer, trombonist Ray Anderson, pianist/organist/vocalist Amina Claudine Myers, and saxophonist/clarinetists Don Byron and Marty Ehrlich, among others.[1]

Harris has recorded four albums as a bandleader. Hidden in Plain View (1995), a tribute to saxophonist Eric Dolphy, is described by critic Michael G. Nastos[2] as "the finest [recording] of Harris' small discography."

Discography[edit]

As Leader

  • 1986: In Passing (Muse)
  • 1986: Algorithms (Polygram)
  • 1995: Hidden in Plain View (New World)
  • 1999: Rendezvous (Stereophile)

With Jack DeJohnette

With Robert Dick

  • 1994: Third Stone from the Sun (New World)

With Bill Frisell

With Julius Hemphill

With Jon Hassell and Brian Eno

With David Krakauer

With Paul Motian

With Bobby Previte

  • 1990: Empty Suits (Gramavision)
  • 1991: Music of the Moscow Circus (Gramavision)
  • 1994: Slay the Suitors (Avant)
  • 1997: My Man in Sydney (Enja)
  • 1998: Dangerous Rip (Enja)

With Hank Roberts

With Sonny Rollins

With George Russell

With Bob Stewart

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jerome Harris". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Hidden in Plain View". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 

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